European mass migration crisis

FILE - In this Aug 27, 2018 file photo protesters light fireworks during a far-right demonstration in Chemnitz, Germany, after a man has died and two others were injured in an altercation between several people of "various nationalities" in the eastern German city of Chemnitz on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)
August 30, 2018 - 3:09 pm
CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of people protested and expressed disdain for politicians in east Germany on Thursday as a regional governor visited a city where the fatal stabbing of a German citizen sparked violent clashes over immigration. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer held a town hall...
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August 30, 2018 - 5:35 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish government study says there's been a recent surge in the number of automated Twitter accounts ahead of the Sept. 9 election, noting that 40 percent of them are more likely to support the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats party, expected to make gains. The study...
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August 29, 2018 - 1:53 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece have arrested three members of a charity helping migrants on the eastern island of Lesbos for allegedly belonging to a criminal organization that directly facilitated migrant smugglers for financial profit. Police said Wednesday that a total of 30 Greek...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, is welcomed by Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential palace in Abuja, Nigeria, Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018. Britain and Nigeria have signed a security and defense agreement during a one-day visit by Prime Minister Theresa May as Africa's most populous country struggles to defeat Boko Haram extremists and others linked to the Islamic State organization.(AP Photo/Azeez Akunleyan)
August 29, 2018 - 1:42 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Britain and Nigeria signed a security and defense agreement during a one-day visit by Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday as Africa's most populous country struggles to defeat Boko Haram extremists and others linked to the Islamic State organization. The British prime...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2018 file photo protesters gather for a far-right protest in front of a Karl Marx monument in Chemnitz, Germany. The large banner shows the bloodied faces of a dozen women above the words “we’re colorful until the blood flows.” The message to the boisterous crowd is clear: this is what migrants will do to you wives, sisters and daughters _ but the women pictured were actually victims of unrelated violent crimes in other countries. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)
August 29, 2018 - 1:39 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Far-right protesters in Chemnitz, one giving the stiff-armed Nazi salute, hoisted a large banner showing bloodied women's faces on Monday, above the words "we're colorful until the blood flows." The message to the boisterous crowd was clear: this is what migrants will do to you wives...
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August 29, 2018 - 8:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Britons who were sent overseas as children under state-approved programs from 1945 to 1970 are suing the British government over the abuse and neglect they suffered. In March a child abuse inquiry ordered the government compensate 2,000 survivors of programs that sent poor children...
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People take part in the demonstration ' Europe without walls ' to protest the meeting between Italian Interior Minister and deputy-premier Matteo Salvini and Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Banner reads in Italian 'Our Europe has no borders, we are all illegal immigrants". (Matteo Bazzi/ANSA via AP)
August 28, 2018 - 2:12 pm
ROME (AP) — Hungary and Italy are vowing to work together for an "historic change" in the way Europe deals with migration, security and other issues. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban met Tuesday with Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini in Milan, as several hundred people protested their...
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FILE - In this Aug 27, 2018 file photo protesters light fireworks during a far-right demonstration in Chemnitz, Germany, after a man has died and two others were injured in an altercation between several people of "various nationalities" in the eastern German city of Chemnitz on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)
August 28, 2018 - 7:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official offered to send federal assistance to the eastern state of Saxony on Tuesday following violence during a far-right protest in the city of Chemnitz that left at least six people injured. The protest late Monday, sparked by the killing of a 35-year-old...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Manzikert in eastern Mus province, eastern Turkey, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. Turkish Seljuks beat the Byzantine forces at the Battle of Manzikert (now Malazgirt, Turkey) in 1071, gaining entry into Anatolia and opening the road to Europe. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
August 28, 2018 - 7:40 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Lithuania's president says that the European Union can't turn its back on Turkey, adding that "it's necessary to search for solutions to assist Turkey" to help curb terror threats and migration to Europe. Dalia Grybauskaite said after meeting Turkey's visiting foreign...
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Migrants waiting to be disembarked from the Italian Coast Guard ship "Diciotti" in the port of Catania, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. (Orietta Scardino/ANSA via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 9:45 am
ROME (AP) — Italy's Catholic bishops offered to care for a majority of 140 migrants the country's government had prevented from leaving an Italian coast guard ship docked for days in a Sicilian harbor because politics shouldn't be practiced at the expense of the poor, prominent churchmen said...
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